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Historical Events In 1944

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Dec 09   On this day in history laird Cregar, actor (Charley's Aunt, Hangover Square), dies at 28  

Dec 10   9 Dutch citizens hanged by nazis in the year 1944.  

Dec 11   Surprise attack on House of Keeping Axe, 29 prisoners freed on this day in history.  

Dec 12   In the year 1944 three Evacuation Squadrons (VE) were established in the Pacific from Air Sea Rescue Squadron  

Dec 13   On this day in history japanese kamikaze crashes into US cruiser Nashville, kills 138  

Dec 13   Lupe Velez, actress (Joe Palooka), overdoses on seconal at 34 on this day in history.  

Dec 14   Begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany on this day in history.  

Dec 14   Congress establishes rank of General of the Army (5-star general) on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history a single-engine plane carrying bandleader Glenn Miller vanishes over the English Channel while en route to Paris.  

Dec 15   In the year 1944 bandleader, Major Glenn Miller, lost over English Channel  

Dec 15   Glenn Miller presumed dead after his plane disappeared over the English Channel on this day in history.  

Dec 15   Glenn Miller, US band leader/jazz composer, dies at 40 in the year 1944.  

Dec 16   Battle of Bulge begins in Belgium in the year 1944.  

Dec 16   Battle of the Bulge begins in Belgium in the year 1944.  

Dec 16   In the year 1944 germans begin Battle of the Bulge to strike back at U.S. troops.  

Dec 16   In the year 1944 glenn Miller, US jazz composer/orch leader (Danny boy), dies at 40  

Dec 16   The Battle of the Bulge begins in WWII as Germany launches a surprise counter-attack against Allied forces in Belgium on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Green Bay Packers win NFL championship on this day in history.  

Dec 17   In the year 1944 japanese-Americans released from detention camps  

Dec 17   On this day in history pieter A Roodenburgh, student/resistance fighter, dies at 26  

Dec 17   On this day in history uS Army announces end of excluding Japanese-Americans from West Coast  

Dec 18   On this day in history destroyers "Hull," "Spence" & "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Philippines)  

Dec 18   Destroyers "Hull," "Spence" and "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Phillippines) on this day in history.  

Dec 20   In the year 1944 abbas Hilmi II, viceroy of Egypt (1892-1914), dies at 70  

Dec 20   Archbishop De Young & bishop Huibers condemn black market in the year 1944.  

Dec 20   Battle of Bastogne, Nazis surround 101st Airborne (NUTS!) on this day in history.  

Dec 21   In the year 1944 cards' Marty Marion wins NL MVP  

Dec 22   On this day in history antoine Mariotte, composer, dies on 69th birthday  

Dec 22   In the year 1944 germans demand surrender of American troops at Bastogne, Belgium  

Dec 23   Beginning of harsh winter on this day in history.  

Dec 23   On this day in history hMCS Clayoquot (Minesweeper) torpedoed off Halifax  

Dec 24   Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Dec 25   On this day in history canadian Army captures Adriatic coast city of Ravenna, Italy  

Dec 26   Battle of Bastogne-US Gen Patton's 4th Pantzers repulse Germans in the year 1944.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Peter Eotvos, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1944 birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of david Atherton, English conductor  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   Tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5] was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1944

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   C T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   Jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873) died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1944 death of ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857)  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

Jan 08   In the year 1944 death of william Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878)  

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies in the year 1944.  

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